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Forum: Australia
Jul 25th 2005, 9:06 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,771
Posted By podgypossum

Re: RAC, AA membership transfer

good point! as you'll be charged a kilometrage by the contractor who will NOT be happy driving 200km to tow you to nearest servo!
Forum: Australia
Jul 25th 2005, 9:01 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,771
Posted By podgypossum

Re: RAC, AA membership transfer

While we are on this subject. A very important tip for those planning to travel outside metroplitan areas in Aus.

Whenever you leave the last town heading into the bush or desert, please, please...
Forum: Australia
Jul 25th 2005, 8:47 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,771
Posted By podgypossum

Re: RAC, AA membership transfer

You dont need to do anything when you get to Oz unless you breakdown. Then you just ring the state motoring organisation depending where you are. Make sure you have your card on you though.
...
Forum: Australia
Jul 25th 2005, 8:39 am
Replies: 21
Views: 3,771
Posted By podgypossum

Re: RAC, AA membership transfer

He should have added however, that you can use your UK membership in Australia until it runs out. UK and Australia have a reciprocal agreement between motoring organisations and you will be entitled...
Forum: Australia
Jul 8th 2005, 9:56 am
Replies: 52
Views: 1,997
Posted By podgypossum

Re: Add Support For Those Affected By The Bombings Today!!

I just would like to write what i am thinking today. I dont really care if people think i am being silly, disagree with me, or are not interested in my thoughts. All i want to do is express how i...
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2005, 11:39 am
Replies: 297
Views: 17,530
Posted By podgypossum

Re: London Tube Explosions

Just heard my son in law is safe!! What a relief

He was driving the bus but was at Baker St
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2005, 10:25 am
Replies: 297
Views: 17,530
Posted By podgypossum

Re: London Tube Explosions

i have been watching on Sky news but channel 7 said they will be reporting in between the live cricket
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2005, 10:08 am
Replies: 297
Views: 17,530
Posted By podgypossum

Re: London Tube Explosions

I sincerely hope all of us have good news about our friends and family.
Many wont thats for sure. They just said there are a least 90 casualties at Aldgate alone
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2005, 9:57 am
Replies: 297
Views: 17,530
Posted By podgypossum

Re: London Tube Explosions

I managed to get hold of my daughter earlier but shes out near Harrow. I cant get in touch now. She was trying to find out where my son in law is and as i cant get thorugh i'm presuming she wont be...
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2005, 9:20 am
Replies: 297
Views: 17,530
Posted By podgypossum

Re: London Tube Explosions

I finally managed to get through to my daughter in London. She said my ex (her dad) is on his day off so thats a relief but my son in law is a London bus driver and he IS at work. Not sure where...
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2005, 8:55 am
Replies: 297
Views: 17,530
Posted By podgypossum

Re: London Tube Explosions

THIS IS NOT FUNNY!!! :mad:

Theres a guy on the phone saying there are dead bodies in there and carnage!! He says there is a huge hole in the side of one train
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2005, 8:49 am
Replies: 297
Views: 17,530
Posted By podgypossum

Re: London Tube Explosions

Yes i got it on now... they just said theres streams of people running out of Aldgate covered in blood.

Who told you there was a security alert? I hope its not a bomb
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2005, 8:36 am
Replies: 297
Views: 17,530
Posted By podgypossum

London Tube Explosions

Extremely worried.

Just heard on the news theres been 2 explosions on the tube network Aldgate and Edgware Road.

Anyone got any more news? My ex is a maintainence contractor at Edware Road....
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2005, 7:36 am
Replies: 88
Views: 3,146
Posted By podgypossum

Re: London Olympic Games 2012

Ahhhh thats explains it then... he IS a rangers man! :D
Forum: Australia
Jul 7th 2005, 7:31 am
Replies: 88
Views: 3,146
Posted By podgypossum

Re: London Olympic Games 2012

I was once married to a very strange scotsman.


He loves watching England play footie and supports them (as long as its not against the sweaties) and is obsessed with cricket. I remember being at...
Forum: Australia
Jul 6th 2005, 4:10 pm
Replies: 88
Views: 3,146
Posted By podgypossum

Re: London Olympic Games 2012

Yeah!.. come on down.

I'm sure your pessimism and cynisism will stand you in good stead as you embark on your new life :rolleyes:


Dont remember the Aussies having this attitude when they...
Forum: Australia
Jul 6th 2005, 2:49 pm
Forum: Australia
Jul 6th 2005, 12:50 pm
Replies: 78
Views: 2,501
Posted By podgypossum

Re: Can London pull it off in 2012?

how did athens manage? would guess their public transport is worse than Londons???

(PS has anyone got any ideas what a very unfit pommie bird could master in time to do represent her country on...
Forum: Australia
Jul 6th 2005, 12:34 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 781
Posted By podgypossum

Re: Londons got the 2012 games

Ahhhhhh.. has warmed the cockles of me 'eart

My home town :D

Where can i get tickets for the track finals? :p

I've told my daughter she cant move out of London till its over as i'll need...
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2005, 1:10 pm
Replies: 198
Views: 6,720
Posted By podgypossum

Re: Live 8

BTW..

How come Australia/Sydney didn't do anything? I'm sure they did something the first time round.
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2005, 1:06 pm
Replies: 198
Views: 6,720
Posted By podgypossum

Re: Live 8

Agree with you Mrs DB

I thought Robbie was by far the most entertaining. Annie was superb.
I was quite disappointed at tonights re run of it on Channel 9.
They missed out loads of top acts!!
I...
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2005, 10:00 am
Replies: 71
Views: 3,343
Posted By podgypossum

Re: Favourite sweets from your childhood years

I try to avoid the "sweetie" aisles at the supermarket Mrs DB so never really look when i'm there. I never liked the pez sweets either. Just like your boys i collected the plastic animal head...
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2005, 9:58 am
Replies: 71
Views: 3,343
Posted By podgypossum

Re: Favourite sweets from your childhood years

I know its a long way from your place Elaine, but try that shop in Glenelg. It has heaps and heaps of old Brit sweets and stuff. Mnay of hte things mentioned in this thread are in there. Worth a try.
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2005, 9:29 am
Replies: 58
Views: 9,707
Posted By podgypossum

Re: Drinks From The 70/80/s

Ooooh! i'd forgotten Merrydown cider..loved it!
Forum: Australia
Jul 3rd 2005, 9:26 am
Replies: 71
Views: 3,343
Posted By podgypossum

Re: Favourite sweets from your childhood years

This thread made me take a trip to the "English" shop in Glenelg.
They had those Pez thingys there.. remember them? little rectangular packs and you put them into a plastic toy thing to dispense...
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